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Sallet

Date:
ca. 1450–1500
Geography:
Aragon
Culture:
Spanish
Medium:
Steel
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); D. 8 15/16 in. (22.7 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 8 oz. (2050 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.239
Not on view
Close-fitting helmets of this distinctive form, with the brow shaped over the eyes and cutouts for the ears, were worn in Spain and apparently also in the Venetian-controlled Aegean region.
Ex coll.: Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, duc de Dino, Paris
de Cosson, Charles A. Le Cabinet D'Armes de Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Étude Descriptive par le Baron de Cosson. Paris, October 31, 1901. p. 26, no. B. 16, pl. 8.

Dean, Bashford. Catalogue of European Arms and Armor. Metropolitan Museum of Art Handbook, Vol. no. 15. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1905. fig. 50K.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 9, no. 8, ill.



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